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Antonov An-26 crashes into cliffside in eastern Russia, no survivors located
Air Crash Investigations

An Antonov An-26 passenger aircraft has crashed in the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s far east, with all 28 people on board feared dead, according to local authorities. The Soviet-era twin-engined turboprop aircraft, registered RA-26085, was performing flight PTK-251 from regional capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to a small village in the peninsula’s north, Palana, when it is said

NTSB continues search for 737-200F that crash landed off Hawaii’s coast
Air Crash Investigations

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has said it will continue to search the ocean floor for the remains of the Boeing 737-200 freighter that crashed and sank off the coast of Hawaii over the weekend, an incident that saw two pilots miraculously saved from the water. In a statement, the NTSB said it

Two pilots rescued after making emergency landing in Pacific Ocean
Air Crash Investigations

A Boeing 737-200 cargo aircraft with two pilots on board made an emergency landing in water off the coast of Honolulu, Hawaii, in the early hours of the morning on Friday, with both pilots rescued by the US Coast Guard. Transair Flight 810, operated by Rhoades Aviation, departed Honolulu at 1:33am local time, with the

Philippine Air Force C-130 crashed in southern island, at least 45 killed
Air Crash Investigations

A Philippine Air Force Lockheed C-130 carrying troops crashed and caught alight in one of the country’s southern islands on Sunday, killing at least 45 people, in the Philippines’ worst military air disaster in nearly three decades. The C-130 Hercules transport aircraft was flying from Laguindingan to Jolo carrying 92 people in total, most of

US$500m compensation fund to open for families of the 737 MAX crashes
Air Crash Investigations

In order to compensate the families of the victims who died in the two fatal 737 MAX crashes of 2018 and 2019, the US Justice Department has opened a US$500 million fund. On Monday, Boeing and the US Justice Department opened the fund as part of a settlement agreed upon in January, giving a total

Judges view MH17 wreckage ahead of opening statements in murder trial
Air Crash Investigations

Opening statements are set to soon be heard in the murder trial of four suspects over the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over the Ukraine. The judges overseeing the trial have now officially viewed the wreckage of the downed airliner in the Netherlands, two weeks before prosecutors are due to present their case

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